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DL 332s On Scheduled Domestic Runs In March  
User currently offlineFSDan From United States of America, joined Jan 2011, 750 posts, RR: 2
Posted (1 year 6 months 2 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 7354 times:

Pleasant surprise as I was looking through DL's e-timetable for early March (which looks like it has recently been firmed up)...

332s showing on the following routes:
ATL-SEA
ATL-SFO
ATL-LAX (only Wed/Sat)
MSP-LAX

I can see these in the schedule for the first few weeks of March (with ATL-SEA and ATL-LAX continuing longer).

Cool stuff!


Additionally, 763s/767s are showing on the following routes:
ATL-SEA
ATL-SFO
ATL-LAX
ATL-SAN
ATL-LAS
ATL-SLC
ATL-DTW
ATL-JFK
MSP-SEA
MSP-LAX
DTW-SEA
DTW-SFO
DTW-LAX
DTW-LAS

And of course the 77L on ATL-LAX.

I love the variety of domestic widebody service still offered by DL, even though there are no high-frequency runs on ATL-Florida anymore.


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User currently offlinefanoftristars From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 1604 posts, RR: 5
Reply 1, posted (1 year 6 months 2 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 7250 times:

Yes these are a far cry from the good ol days. We used to have wide bodies from SLC to SEA, LAX, SFO, PHX, JFK, ATL, DFW, HNL, OGG, PDX, etc. miss those days.


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User currently offlineBNAtraveler From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 402 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (1 year 6 months 2 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 7222 times:
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While an internationally-configured widebody on domestic service is nice, it is also a bad thing for those of us who would like to have WiFi/Gogo on the flight. Most of these are long enough hauls that there are lots of people (including me) who would use the service, and when I see a internationally-configured widebody on domestic service I specifically book away because of the lack of WiFi.

User currently onlineB747forever From Sweden, joined May 2007, 17052 posts, RR: 10
Reply 3, posted (1 year 6 months 2 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 7049 times:

Yeah, it is great that DL uses their long haul birds on domestic flights also.

I am booked on the 77L (LAX-ATL) and the A332 (MSP-LAX) next month.



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User currently offlinecrownvic From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 1865 posts, RR: 5
Reply 4, posted (1 year 6 months 2 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 6899 times:

Quoting BNAtraveler (Reply 2):
While an internationally-configured widebody on domestic service is nice, it is also a bad thing for those of us who would like to have WiFi/Gogo on the flight. Most of these are long enough hauls that there are lots of people (including me) who would use the service, and when I see a internationally-configured widebody on domestic service I specifically book away because of the lack of WiFi.

That is why everyone has different tastes. Personally, I would go TOTALLY out of the way to book an internationally configured wide-body in C Class, just for the space alone, compared to horrible domestic F Class, that we get on the U.S. People have lived w/out the Internet for millions of years. Can't we survive w/out it for a 2-5 hours?


User currently offlinemayor From United States of America, joined Mar 2008, 10351 posts, RR: 14
Reply 5, posted (1 year 6 months 2 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 6805 times:

Quoting fanoftristars (Reply 1):
SLC to SEA, LAX, SFO, PHX, JFK, ATL, DFW, HNL, OGG, PDX, etc. miss those days.

Don't forget that the SLC-ANC schedule would occasionally include a 767-300, usually during the 11am bank.



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User currently offlineYflyer From United States of America, joined Feb 2007, 1003 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (1 year 6 months 2 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 6601 times:

Quoting FSDan (Thread starter):
Additionally, 763s/767s are showing on the following routes:

I'm booked on the 763 on LAX-MSP this Saturday, albeit it looks to be one of the domestic configured ones (76Q in Delta's parlance, I believe). Although in Y that might be a plus -- these planes have AVOD and live TV in Y, correct?


User currently offlinedlramp4life From United States of America, joined Jun 2011, 927 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (1 year 6 months 2 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 6525 times:

Quoting Yflyer (Reply 6):
these planes have AVOD and live TV in Y, correct?

Yes they do. All NonER 763s have the AVOD



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User currently onlinePHX787 From Japan, joined Mar 2012, 7220 posts, RR: 17
Reply 8, posted (1 year 6 months 2 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 6453 times:

Awww looks like no DL wide bodies into PHX this march  


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User currently offlinedlramp4life From United States of America, joined Jun 2011, 927 posts, RR: 1
Reply 9, posted (1 year 6 months 2 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 6392 times:

Quoting PHX787 (Reply 8):

No but there will be 753s but would be no shock if one came in as a equip, swap



PHX Ramp, hottest place on earth
User currently offlineCF-CPI From Canada, joined Nov 2000, 1047 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (1 year 6 months 1 week 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 5959 times:

Back in February 2011, DL operated at least one ATL-LAX roundtrip with the A330-200. I was lucky enough to ride one back then, and return on the 777LR. Since then, the A330-200 has been a rarity on domestic routes, as far as I know, but now they have appeared on several runs - not just LAX-ATL. I'd suggest that all you anutters take advantage of it while you can.

Back in 2/2011 the ATL cabin crews were just getting famliar with the -200 and referred to it as the 'A332' during announcements.

While we're on this subject, do the A330-200s still have the NW-style world business class, or are they converted?


User currently offlineChrisNH From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 4085 posts, RR: 2
Reply 11, posted (1 year 6 months 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 5191 times:

What a change from the days when DL flew L-1011s and 767-300s between Boston and Montreal and no one even blinked.

User currently offlineCF-CPI From Canada, joined Nov 2000, 1047 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (1 year 6 months 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 4928 times:

Quoting ChrisNH (Reply 11):
What a change from the days when DL flew L-1011s and 767-300s between Boston and Montreal and no one even blinked.

I can go you one better: they flew L10s BOS-BDL and MIA-FLL.
 Wow!


User currently offlineRWA380 From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 3123 posts, RR: 5
Reply 13, posted (1 year 6 months 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 4792 times:

Quoting crownvic (Reply 4):

That is why everyone has different tastes. Personally, I would go TOTALLY out of the way to book an internationally configured wide-body in C Class, just for the space alone, compared to horrible domestic F Class,

I did this a few years back on UA, flying ORD-OAK, instead of non-stop I took a UA 777 ORD-DEN inbound from Amsterdam, ended up being the Star Alliance Livery, had upgrades, so I go J, which was full with upgrades, the flew DEN-OAK on my one and only 735 in F to boot, which was far worse than the J experience on my previous flight.

I also took a trip from IAD to PDX, made it via ORD on a Tuesday to take advantage of the domestic leg, of UA's one day a week ORD-PDX-NRT flight on a 742. The rest of the week, the flight operated 6 x weekly via SEA.

Quoting CF-CPI (Reply 12):

I can go you one better: they flew L10s BOS-BDL and MIA-FLL.
HNL-OGG on L10's and PDX-SEA on L10's, 757's, 767's

Quoting fanoftristars (Reply 1):
Yes these are a far cry from the good ol days. We used to have wide bodies from SLC to SEA, LAX, SFO, PHX, JFK, ATL, DFW, HNL, OGG, PDX, etc. miss those days.

Flew the late SLC-PDX flight for some time, weekly, it was a business elite configured 763, and always open for an upgrade. Flight was just long enough to get a decent buzz, service was always awesome, with few up front.

Also rode my first 767-400 SLC-SFO-HNL on the closing day of the winter Olympics at Salt Lake City.

Also back in the day, PDX had L15's & M11's to both ATL & CVG, as tags to International flights.

[Edited 2013-01-27 09:57:50]

[Edited 2013-01-27 10:10:48]


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User currently offlineKingAir200 From United States of America, joined May 2006, 1611 posts, RR: 2
Reply 14, posted (1 year 6 months 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 4475 times:

Quoting BNAtraveler (Reply 2):
While an internationally-configured widebody on domestic service is nice, it is also a bad thing for those of us who would like to have WiFi/Gogo on the flight.

Fortunately, wifi installs on the international fleet are beginning now. Granted, it's early in the process, but at least it's starting

Quoting CF-CPI (Reply 10):
While we're on this subject, do the A330-200s still have the NW-style world business class, or are they converted?

The 330 fleet currently still has the WBC recliners, but modifications begin this year to install the same new business seat that's in the 744.

[Edited 2013-01-27 12:43:01]


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User currently offlinemayor From United States of America, joined Mar 2008, 10351 posts, RR: 14
Reply 15, posted (1 year 6 months 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 4086 times:

Quoting CF-CPI (Reply 12):
I can go you one better: they flew L10s BOS-BDL and MIA-FLL.

Weren't these tags or maybe flight positioning??



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User currently offlinecrj900lr From United States of America, joined Mar 2011, 317 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (1 year 6 months 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 3982 times:

Quoting mayor (Reply 15):
Weren't these tags or maybe flight positioning??

Yes. I took a ATL-MIA-FLL one many many years ago when they had it and most everyone got off in MIA and nobody got on in MIA. It got to FLL around 01:30.


User currently offlinebluewhale18210 From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 237 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (1 year 6 months 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 3505 times:

Thanks for the info! Time to plan my jumpseat on that!


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User currently offlinemayor From United States of America, joined Mar 2008, 10351 posts, RR: 14
Reply 18, posted (1 year 6 months 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 3203 times:

Quoting CF-CPI (Reply 12):
I can go you one better: they flew L10s BOS-BDL and MIA-FLL.

I can remember when they flew L-1011s, LAX-SFO as tags..........a non-rev special as they couldn't carry locally boarding pax from LAX-SFO.



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User currently offlinecloudboy From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 807 posts, RR: 0
Reply 19, posted (1 year 6 months 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 2901 times:

Are there any planned substitutions of the 747 domestically planned?


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User currently offlinefloridaflyboy From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 2007 posts, RR: 0
Reply 20, posted (1 year 6 months 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 2864 times:

Quoting fanoftristars (Reply 1):
SLC to SEA, LAX, SFO, PHX, JFK, ATL, DFW, HNL, OGG, PDX
Quoting mayor (Reply 5):
Don't forget that the SLC-ANC schedule would occasionally include a 767-300, usually during the 11am bank.

Don't forget SLC-CVG   I did SLC-CVG many times on the 767-200 and 767-300. When I was going to school in DAB, I'd always fly BIL-SLC-ATL-DAB and would always work my schedule so that the SLC-ATL leg was a 767-400, regardless of what kind of long layovers it created!



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User currently offlinemayor From United States of America, joined Mar 2008, 10351 posts, RR: 14
Reply 21, posted (1 year 6 months 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 2516 times:

Quoting CF-CPI (Reply 12):
Quoting ChrisNH (Reply 11):
What a change from the days when DL flew L-1011s and 767-300s between Boston and Montreal and no one even blinked.

I can go you one better: they flew L10s BOS-BDL and MIA-FLL.

According to the '73 schedule, they were flying LGA-BOS with DC-10s.



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User currently offlineWesternA318 From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 5647 posts, RR: 24
Reply 22, posted (1 year 6 months 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 2347 times:

Quoting CF-CPI (Reply 12):
can go you one better: they flew L10s BOS-BDL and MIA-FLL.

SLC-LAS on the L10, and LAX-LAS-SLC on a 762...ahh...I miss the Ron Allen days, lol



Next trip: SLC-LAX-JFK-LAX-SLC on AA, gotta say goodbye to my beloved 762!
User currently offlinemayor From United States of America, joined Mar 2008, 10351 posts, RR: 14
Reply 23, posted (1 year 6 months 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 2270 times:

Quoting floridaflyboy (Reply 20):
would always work my schedule so that the SLC-ATL leg was a 767-400, regardless of what kind of long layovers it created!

Can't remember the flight number, but that was probably the 10 am departure (or maybe noon). I believe the a/c came in from HNL and made it up.



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User currently offlinen126dl From United States of America, joined May 2010, 123 posts, RR: 0
Reply 24, posted (1 year 6 months 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 2189 times:
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Quoting mayor (Reply 23):
Can't remember the flight number, but that was probably the 10 am departure (or maybe noon). I believe the a/c came in from HNL and made it up.

DL 1104 arrives from HNL at 7:30a and out to ATL at 8:30 as 1524 same ship.

I have taken that flight before in reverse - the ATL-SLC is 1105 departing 8:45 continuing to HNL at 11:30 same number.

It was a 764 up until the merger closed and then it became a 763---someone else can probably spout out the actual timeframe..



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User currently offlinemayor From United States of America, joined Mar 2008, 10351 posts, RR: 14
Reply 25, posted (1 year 6 months 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 2190 times:

Quoting n126dl (Reply 24):
Quoting mayor (Reply 23):
Can't remember the flight number, but that was probably the 10 am departure (or maybe noon). I believe the a/c came in from HNL and made it up.

DL 1104 arrives from HNL at 7:30a and out to ATL at 8:30 as 1524 same ship.

I have taken that flight before in reverse - the ATL-SLC is 1105 departing 8:45 continuing to HNL at 11:30 same number.

It was a 764 up until the merger closed and then it became a 763---someone else can probably spout out the actual timeframe..

Well, I'm trying to remember back to '05 and beyond, so I imagine things have changed a little since then. The time frame probably hasn't changed alot and you're probably correct on that. Of course, flight numbers change all the time.



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User currently offlinecatiii From United States of America, joined Mar 2008, 3029 posts, RR: 4
Reply 26, posted (1 year 6 months 10 hours ago) and read 1778 times:

Quoting CF-CPI (Reply 12):
can go you one better: they flew L10s BOS-BDL and MIA-FLL.

And PBI-FLL as well on the 727 and 757.

Quoting mayor (Reply 15):
Weren't these tags or maybe flight positioning??

BDL-BOS continued on to BDA, then back to BOS, then to BDL. I believe it was an early (7A or so) departure from BDL.


User currently offlineCF-CPI From Canada, joined Nov 2000, 1047 posts, RR: 0
Reply 27, posted (1 year 6 months 9 hours ago) and read 1679 times:

Quoting catiii (Reply 26):
I believe it was an early (7A or so) departure from BDL.

Yes, it was a late evening inbound to BDL from BOS, and the L10 overnighted there.


User currently offline727stretch From United States of America, joined Aug 2004, 65 posts, RR: 0
Reply 28, posted (1 year 5 months 4 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 1456 times:

Quoting CF-CPI (Reply 27):
BDL-BOS continued on to BDA, then back to BOS, then to BDL. I believe it was an early (7A or so) departure from BDL.

Flight 210 and 211.

Flight 1610 was an ATL-BOS afternoon 767-300 that continued on to YUL. There were also 757s going BOS-PWM. Don't have flight #s on those though. This was the early 90s (90-93ish)


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